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Why Anorexia is an issue

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Riya George

on 27 May 2013

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About Anorexia Nervosa by ; Riya George Did you know 11 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder? (Teen Health and Wellness, 2013) What is Anorexia? It's a dangerous eating disorder where individuals refuse to eat due to their fears of becoming obese Who does it effect? ....EVERYONE Peer Pressure their opinions matter required to act a certain way to gain acceptance Never home Expectations Parents Mass Media The Effects of Anorexia: Physical extreme weight loss
growth of lanugo hair
slower heart rate
weaker immune system
peptic ulcer
kidney failure Social avoids parties and social events
stops participating in school clubs and activities
avoids hanging out with friends Emotional/ Mental obsessive behaviours with food and exercising
depression Media displays the ideal image Stunning
+ Super Thin
= Perfection Before: Now: Marylin Monroe
(full figure- celebrity in the
1950s-1960s) No control over their lives Can't Solve Problems Restricting their diet gives them a sense of control victim of rape or abuse What Causes Anorexia? Medications Medical Nutrition Therapy Psychotherapy Steps for Treatment Recovery helps them understand their need for rehabiliation change their behaviour towards weight restriction address psychological conflicts their experiencing helps them understand the importance of eating encourage them to expand dietary choices helps restore normal eating habits They treat psychological issues related to anorexia Example: many anorexic patients suffer from depression, hence doctors would prescribe anti-depressants What can we do? Spread Awareness

Learn to Love ourselves References:
Smolin, L. A., & Grosvenor, M. B. (2005). Nutrition and eating disorders. New York: Infobase Publishing.

Trueit, T. S. (2003). Eating disorders. New York: Scholastic Inc.

Negative Body Image. (2013) Retrieved from

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZnXTJZFNpM Thank You for listening!
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